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outcry and political pressure, congress will vote today on a $9 billion hurricane sandy relief bill. relief many say is long overdue. >>> turn for the worst, venezuelan officials admit hugo chavez is battling respiratory failure, now calling their leader's status severe. >>> and trapped on thin ice. two teenagers stuck in the middle of a frozen life, clinging to a dead tree for hours. their dramatic rescue just ahead. >>> wow. good morning. welcome to "early start." we're happy you're with us. i'm zoraida sambolin. >> i'm christine romans. it's 5:00 a.m. in the east. >> we begin this morning with a snowy mess in west texas. conditions are so bad that large portions of interstate 10 between el paso and ft. stockton were closed overnight. do they really get a lot of snow? they've gotten record snow in that area. >> you're absolutely right. it was really the spaghetti bowl on i-10. the biggest problem where were the icy bridges and overpasses. that's what closed portions of the road. those roads have since been reopened. now, el paso picked up 2.9 inches. believe it or not, it's not ou
that the president wants to move fast on the issue of gun control coming out of the sandy hook shooting. vice president biden's task force is likely to make recommendations before the inaugural and he told boston's mayor tom menino that it would be passed by the end of january. is that optimism on his part justified, and are you open to the kind of reforms the president has already talked about like a limit on high-capacity gun magazines and background checks to buyers at gun shows? >> well, first we need to concentrate on joe biden's group and what are they going to recommend? and after they do that, we'll decide what, if anything, is appropriate to do in this area, but the biggest problem we have at the moment is spending and debt. that's going to dominate the congress between now and the end of march. none of these issues, i think, will have the kind of priority that spending and debt are going to have over the next two or three months. >> so you're not going to address this until after you address these three deadlines we talked about at the top of the program? >> yeah, the single biggest
-in congress tackles the hurricane sandy aid bill today. will the vote tear republicans apart, again. >>> the december jobs report. just 90 minutes away. how will holiday hiring affect the numbers? what does this mean for the health of our economy? >>> video you have to see. take a look at this. teenagers trapped on the ice. clinging to life on the tree. the rescue you need to stick around to watch. >> among guests this morning. former ohio congressman steve la tourette, newly sworn in congresswoman tulsi gabbard. mike dewine, tim ferriss and steve rinella. i have one word for you. >> squirrel. >> it's true. we have squirrel. friday, january 4th. "starting point" begins right now. >>> our starting point this morning. in just hours, the brand spanking new 113th congress will vote on a nearly $10 billion aid package for superstorm sandy victims. this after the outrage over speaker boehner canceling the initial vote early this week. athena jones live in our washington bureau. expected to be an easy one today, dana? >> it looks like it will be passed. about $9.7 billion in borrowing auth
with our lives getting ready for a national collection and the holidays to follow. then sandy hit. sandy was the worst storm to strike new jersey in our history. 346,000 homes were damaged or destroyed. nearly 7 million people and over 1000 schools were without power. 116,000 new jerseyians displaced from their homes, 41,000 families are still displaced from their homes today. sandy have damage to our homes and infrastructure, but it did not destroy our spirit. the people of new jersey have come together as never before across party lines, across ideological lines, across ages and races and backgrounds. from all parts of our state, even from out-of-state. everyone has come together, so today, let me start this address with a set of thank yous for me on behalf of the people of this great state. first, i want to thank the brave first responders, the national guard, and emergency manager experts who prepared us for this storm and kept us say in its aftermath. [applause] i want to thank the members of this legislature for their cooperation in answering stand challenges and for being by my si
measures being considered by joe biden's task force established after the sandy hook shootings. what, if any, new gun laws should be passed? it's our talk back question today. or send me a tweet. >>> now is your chance to talk back on one of the big stories of the day. the question for you this morning, what, if any, new gun laws should be passed? we're getting our first glimpse into what the white house may propose in terms of gun legislation. according to "the washington post," joe biden and his task force are considering reip st e reinstating the ban on assault weapons and high capacity magazines, requiring universal gun checks for gun buyers, establishing a national gun sale database, strengthening mental health checks, imposing stiffer penalties for carrying guns near schools or giving them to minors. wow, ideas, something to talk about. forget that. already, nra-backed lawmakers are shooting down the administration's approach. >> i think you need to putter g everything on the table, but what i hear from the administration and if "the washington post" is
of massive flood damage from superstorm sandy. we'll explain. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> 24 hours and bipartisanship ushered in with a brand new congress already seems to be shifting just weeks before the next major battle over the debt ceiling republican lawmakers are making it clear they are ready to fight the president. let's bring in our national political correspondent on capitol hill with the latest. >> it seems old habits die hard. remember the moments yesterday as members of 113th congress were sworn in? never mind. after surviving a failed coo led by his own members john boehner wants to take the same fractured party into battle. in a closed door meeting of house republicans a source tells cnn boehner said he will demand budget cuts larger than any increase in the debt limit. boehner told the members the focus turns to spending that puts republicans and congress back on a collision course with the white house after the president insisted he will not negotiate over the debt ceiling. >> i will not have another debate with this congress over whether or not the
$160 billion around the world in 2012. sandy, of course, was a big part of that in the east and it's still costing. in the midwest, it was the drought. the new numbers coincide with the official numbers with a look at just how hot our past year was and our report tonight on this from our chief environmental correspondent, anne thompson. >> reporter: raging infernos, surging seas, howling winds. 2012 was extreme weather, hotter than any year on record. the results, federal scientists say of nature and manmade climate change. >> the 2012 temperatures are part of a long-term warming trend and that is associated with climate change. it is hard to pinpoint what percentage climate change has of a role in the 2012 temperatures. it did have a role. >> reporter: under normal conditions we should see one record high for every record low but in the first decade of the century we saw two record highs for each record low. in 2011, it was three-to-one and last year, five record highs for each low. in 2012, much of the country sweltered. >> one out of every three americans had at least ten days w
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>> bret: finally tonight, we saw the uproar on the delay for the vote for the hurricane sandy relief bill, what we didn't see were the efforts by the new jersey governor to get that vote to happen. >> governor. >> chris: industry lashed out over his own party getting action sandy aide. >> shame on congress. >> got speaker boehner and other republicans to agree signing a bill giving aide to the northeast by using new jersey like persuasion tactics. [screaming] >> bret: thanks for inviting us into your home tonight. that is it for this "special report," fair, balanced and unafraid. >> shepard: this is the fox report. tonight, homemade napan and termites. they burn so hot water can't put out the flames. the movie massacre suspect used them to booby trap his apartment according to cops' testimony today. a bump in the road maybe a big one for the president's nominee for the head of the cia. >> the president calls john brennan one of his closest advisors. now one powerful senator threatening to hold up the confirmation process over last year's deadly attack in libya. >> i'm not goin
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, superstorm sandy, flooding, wildfires. it was record heat and a forecast of more to come. and another program note for you, richard nixon remembered, on his 100th birthday. the richard nixon foundation is marking the 100th birthday of the 37 u.s. president with a gala and union. we will cover that event at 8:30 p.m. tonight on c-span2. mary in georgia, a nurse. what are your thoughts? caller: i'm sorry, i cannot hear you, i have the flu. host: what are your thoughts? caller: i had been getting the flu shot up until this year. i went to delaware and came home with the flu. first, i want to mention that health-care workers who see the patients in hospitals or doctors offices or clinics and other areas, the first line exposure are schools, shopping centers, those are the people i feel should get -- be required to get the flu shot. the first line exposure, not after they get to the health care system. that's the way i feel. and a lot of patients in hospitals get sick from people coming in from the outside bringing them in. they should have to prove they had a flu shot to visit. host: and we have
for the first time since super storm sandy hit. over 100 certificates deeming the home safe to live in were handed out and residents were told they don't have to follow a 10 p.m. curfew anymore. good news for those folks. >>gretchen: by now we've seen that map posted by a new york newspaper pinpointing local gun homeowner addresses. guards and families information appears ton that map. a rockland county sherrif appears about all of that. we were expressing in the commercial break i don't think people understood the domino effect. now inmates are threatening guards. in what way? >> they are saying we know where you live. we know where your family lives. we can retaliate if in fact we choose to. it's a threat that the officers, they come to work, they do their job. and now they've got to worry about when they go home and their families' safety. >>gretchen: there are 8,000 active and retired new york preponderance of the police officers currently living in your county. what is your feeling about gun ownership legally put out? >> i think it jeopardized all the good people of rockland county as
friday that he made about hurricane sandy. >> people of engler. >> louisiana senator david viter says harry reid revealed himself to be an idiot. this time gravely insulting the gulf coast residents. katrina and sandy were horribly destructive storms and by any measure katrina was the worst natural disaster in history. it cost 1800gettes and $1.8 billion in daniel. sandy caused 131 deaths and $65 billion in daniel. reid says he simply misspoke. >>> here is a stark contrast. pentagon assessment of the planned budget cut as part of fiscal cliff deal and sequester would yep diaz national security. and a $247,000 float in tournament of roses parade. the "washington guardian" rolls last week was the first time the pentagon sponsored float in the parade. lawmakers hoping to trim the budget are looking everywhere. you may remember defense secretary leon panetta wrote the impact of the planned cuts would be the e stating saying we'd have to redoubt the size of the military sharply. in a lengthy statement to fox news, pentagon chocked up expenses to recruiting young people and honoring veteran
'll be definitely looking out for you. ♪ >> and tonight, the victims of super storm sandy are being exploited, forgotten about and pushed aside by greedy out of touch lawmakers, because as of this very hour, a full relief package has yet to be approved by the u.s. congress and you're about to find out why. here is the very latest. earlier today the house of representatives, they passed one very limited portion of the sandy relief package that only totalled 7.9 billion, or 9.7 billion dollars to help pay for flood insurance claims. however, the other part of the package which totals more than 51 billion dollars, well, that now remains on hold until january the 15th. now, here is why. now, back in deals, the senate passed a 60 billion dollar disaster relief measure, because the bill was so loaded with outrageous, nonstorm related pork, the g.o.p. leadership, they got to pull it. some of the more outrageous examples of pet projects that harry reid and the democratically controlled senate put into this bill, let's say, 150 million dollars for fishery disasters and places like mississippi and alas
to come, a new jersey state senator said governor chris christie got lucky with hurricane sandy, so did that cost the line? he'll be our guest. >>> and why was the only suspect in the benghazi attack released? especially when he got a hero's welcome and celebration from militants? your boa! [ garth ] thor's small business earns double miles on every purchase, every day! ahh, the new fabrics. put it on my spark card. ow. [ garth ] why settle for less? the spiked heels are working. wait! [ garth ] great businesses deserve great rewards. [ male announcer ] the spark business card from capital one. choose unlimited rewards with double miles or 2% cash back on every purchase, every day! what's in your wallet? [ cheers and applause ] but don't just listen to me. listen to these happy progressive customers. i plugged in snapshot, and 30 days later, i was saving big on car insurance. with snapshot, i knew what i could save before i switched to progressive. the better i drive, the more i save. i wish our company had something this cool. you're not filming this, are you? aw! camera shy. snapshot
nights, no mention in most of the reporting that i saw until afterwards about the aid for hurricane sandy and i wonder if that was an oversight and everybody was focused on one thing and forgot unless you live in new york or new jersey $60,000 that was supposed to be voted on and wasn't. >> i didn't talk about it very much on tv. we did write stories on it on our congressional producer wrote a story when the senate passed it. but part of the reason we didn't focus on it that much is because we were told by eric cantor's office and those who were really shepherding it that it was going to happen. it was really, genuinely, a last-minute move by john boehner to pull it. that's why it sent all of us in the media, the governor of new jersey into a tizzy. >> washington has a hard time doing more than one thing at once. that goes -- >> i can say the same thing about the media. hurricane sandy and the devastation that it unleashed, particularly in the states of new york and new jersey and else where was a huge story, but now it's kind of faded and everybody has moved on, unless you live
quarter. >> it will be the fourth quarter. they are going to blame everything from super storm sandy to the fiscal cliff. fourth quarter earning season kicks off with alcoa after the closing bell today. they will be looking at how many of the nation's biggest companies fared end of last year also to 2012. here are the expectations for growth. for earnings growth we are expecting to see that rise according to thompson router 2.8 percent on 1.9 percent revenue growth that is better than third quarter but mediocre at best. >>> betting on business travel is supposed to go up. >> good signs for the economy. business travel is up 4.6 pirs. that's the expectation for 2013. we are talking 267 billion according to the global business travel association. businesses are finding it worth it to spend money to send workers on the road. for every dollar spent of core rat travel businesses usually realize $20 additional. >> you have to get out there in front of clients. anheuser-busch got a new beer coming out. >> in time for super bowl unveiling black crown it will hit store shelves a golden amber
on the horizon? what does this have to do with superstorm sandy? we'll tell you. martha: new concerns whether president obama's pick for defense secretary might signal a return to a troubling time in u.s. history. we're going to talk about that. bill and i will be right after . [ fishing rod casting line, marching band playing ] [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it... in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. great taste. mmm... [ male announcer ] sounds good. it's amazing what soup can do. martha: well back in court more than one year after the most high-profile murder trial in recent history. casey anthony acquitted of murdering her 2-year-old little girl, kaley, back in 2011. her lawyers plan to appeal lying to the authorities. remember she said her daughter had been kidnapped by a baby-sitter named zenida? remember that story? it took up a lot of time and energy for that investigation. all of that drew widespread media attention. found eventually not too far from the family's ho
for victims of hurricane sandy, remember this, and remember the story you're about to see. it's been 70 days since the storm, and today was move-in day for a lot of folks who were forced out of their houses, along the jersey shore when the storm hit. and they still need a lot of help. nbc's rehema ellis is in brick township, new jersey tonight on the jersey shore. talk about a homecoming, rehema. >> reporter: indeed, brian. here in brick township, about 10,000 homes and businesses were damaged by the storm. but today some people throughout the area got a bit of good news. some security checkpoints were listed and people were allowed back into their homes. the road back for many jersey shore residents is littered with tiles of sand and debris. after more than 60 days, residents like candace pulpaka are happy to be home. >> this is our life. we love it here. so we're happy to be back. >> will you sleep in your home tonight for the first time since the storm? >> yes, we will. we definitely will. >> reporter: she has lived in this house for 26 years, built 7 feet above sea level, according to to
at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut last month the nra said to place a good guy with a gun -- >> some of those at fort ord. >> stephanie: right. also columbine. she says i recently visited some latin-american countries that mesh with the nra's vision where guards with guns grace every lobby, storefront, atm and restaurant and gas station. has not made the countries saner or better. guatemala, honduras, venezuela have some of the highest homicide rates in the world. >> what a coincidence. >> stephanie: oh no. you mean wayne lapierrre could be wrong about something? a society that is relying on guys with guns to stop violence is a sign of a society where institutions have broken down said an expert, it is shocking to hear anyone in the united states considering a solution mald make it seem more like colombia. somalia. perfect. as guns proliferate legally and illegally, people seem more terrorized in guatemala. riding a public bus is a risky business. more than 500 bus drivers have been killed in robberies since 2007 which tracks organized crime in the americas to c
, is the extra that we're very likely to spend on sandy storm relief. so to put it bluntly, bill, we're on track for a trillion dollar deficit for the fifth straight year. we will hit 17 trillion total national debt sometime this fall. bill: just keeps on going. all the trillion dollar deficits wracked up by the current administration. >> that is total debt. that is deficit after deficit, after deficit. you add it all up, total debt, 17 trillion by this fall. another trillion dollar deficit this financial year. bill: all the push and pull we watch in november and december before the fiscal cliff deal -- >> neutral. bill: at the 11th hour -- >> neutral. bill: reduces deficit by $4 billion? >> that is it. that is interest we pay on national debt one day and six hours. bill: do the percentage of 4 billion on 293 billion for one quarter. it is niecely. >> that is because we raised taxes, theoretically get more revenue on that but we raise spending. we'll extend unemployment benefits for another year. and not counted in the andy storm damage. that would be another 51 billion, if that bill passes. bil
sandy. >> the leading global insurance company here in america. >> everything plus a profit of more than 22 billion for the american people. >> thank you, america. >> so you may have seen that new ad from insurance giant aig which received $182 billion bailout from you, the taxpayers. well, it's been publicly with the high profile tv ad campaign but the rescued company now confirms its board will meet tomorrow considering suing the u.s. government claiming the shareholders were cheated in the bailout deal. michael delmaced reports on this in "the new york times." thank you for joining us. >> thank you. >> this brand new ad campaign. >> yeah. >> i noticed it the other day. a great ad. we appreciate what america taxpayers did for us. paid you back with interest. what happened? where did we go wrong? thank you to we may sue you. >> they're considering joining a lawsuit filed by their former ceo claiming the rescue of aig cheated shareholders out of tens of billions of dollars. >> in what way? how can we cheat you if you're fledgling or having major trouble? >> basically arguing that the gov
frustrating, i got angry. i was so very passionate, following what happened at sandy hook, as we all were. and my position on what should be done about gun control, i've been advocating for a long time. so this to me was a tipping point. and to hear them continue to espouse this, you cannot touch any guns philosophy, i found very frustrating. with alex jones, i took a different tact. my tact was to try and show that i could be a listener, that i would give him the time to explain, articulate his position, but instead, he didn't want to debate anything or discuss it. but i found it illuminating that during his rant, you got a real sense of what an element of the more extreme gun activists in this country genuinely believe. they believe that their government will perform as a sort of tyranny and overthrow them or try to, and that is why they all need to be heavily armed. and that's what he believes. that's what his followers, to his pretty well-listened to show believe. and i think sometimes, you have to give people just enough rope to tie themselves into a large, pretty unedifying not. and
is live in new york where one long island town agreed to take on the a major part of the hurricane sandy cleanup. rick? >> reporter: if you're wondering what happened to all those cars damaged by hurricane sandy. we have the answer for you out here on the east end of long island. tens of thousands of vehicles. why they're here and where they're headed coming up next jon: right now, prosecutors resting their case against the 12-year-old california boy charged with killing his neo-nazi father. rick folbaum is following this story from our new york newsroom. rick? >> a couple of interesting things in this case, jon. this is a case that may wrap up very quickly. first of all the defense team has withdrawn its plea of insanity in this case. they originally put in a plea that this young boy, joseph hall, did not know what he was doing at the time that he shot his father in the head about two years ago. they have now withdrawn that and they're saying instead that they have would like the judge in this case to throw it out because in their mind the prosecution has not adequately proved its case.
the shooting at the sandy hook elementary is a turning point. a somber remembrance of the 2011 shooting tragedy. bells tolled for the 6 killed and 13 wounded two years ago. former congresswoman gabby giffords one was of the wounded. after a long recovery, she's now fighting back, launching a new campaign taking on the gun lobby. they're pushing for background checks for private gun sales and limits to high capacity magazine clips. >> how do we get to the point where 85% of the children in the world that are killed with guns are killed in the united states? >> reporter: last week, they comforted families of victims of the sandy hook elementary shooting. she spoke for the first time after in an exclusive interview with abc's diane sawyer. >> you have a gun? >> yes. >> we're both gun owners. we are strong supporters of the second amendment. >> so it is the common sense consensus you're going for? >> we are. and i think most gun owners are in the same camp with us. >> reporter: there's mounting pressure on washington to take meaningful action to prevent another gun tragedy. a new ad for mayors agai
aid for hurricane sandy relief. what did christie focus on the most in this address? >> in his address yesterday, he talked about the storm that reshaped the jersey shoreline and underscored the delayed response in federal funding when compared to other disasters. >> we as a state have waited 72 days, seven times longer than the victims of hurricane katrina waited. and one thing i hope everyone in america now clearly understands, new jersey, both republicans and democrats, will never stand silent when our citizens are being short-changed. we have stood with the citizens of florida and alabama, mississippi and louisiana, iowa and vermont, california and missouri, in their times of need. now i trust they will stand with us. >> he also said washington could learn a thing or two from new jersey about the art of compromise. >> now, we've had our fights. and we have stuck to our principles. but we have established a governing model for america that shows that even with heartfelt beliefs, bipartisan compromise is possible. achievement is the result. and progress for our people is the payoff.
, where we'll focus on reporting from the front lines. students of sandy hook elementary went back to school today for the first time since the december 14th shooting in which 20 students were killed and six teachers. students have been relocated to a former middle school. it's been outfitted with rugs and furniture to replicate exactly the classrooms at sandy hook. and tonight, we have learned the former arizona congresswoman, gabby giffords, will be goinging newtown tomorrow and meeting with families. >>> and a big money move in iraq. we hear so many bad things about what's happening in iraq. here's a piece of progress. a cell phone company called asia cell is launching the first major stock ipo since the united states invaded iraq in 2003. according to bloomberg, the company is trying to raise $1.3 billion on the baghdad stock market. that's a very, very big number. i met the head of asia cell in iraq three years ago. at the time, he said the company would be iraq's first big ipo. it seemed a little bit like a dream then, but that bet could be paying off. asia cell is now one of
by superstorm sandy. >>> today in colorado a second day of painful hearings getting under way for james holmes, the man accused of killing dozens of people inside an aurora movie theater. in the first day of interesting testimony it appeared the killer, the alleged killer planned the attack down to the very last detail. police say holmes purchased the ticket for the showing nearly two weeks ahead of time. investigators say he entered the theater with a semiautomatic shotgun, a semiautomatic handgun with a laser sight and assault rifle with 100-round magazine drum. after the killing spree police found a startling amount of unused ammo, 200 rounds of assault rifle ammunition and 15 rounds of .4 caliber bullets. casey wian is in centennial, colorado for today's hearing. who is up to take the stand today, casy are casy? >> reporter: we'll hear a detective who will continue his testimony from yesterday about all of the wounded victims who detectives interviewed after the shooting. you'll remember, carol, when we spoke yesterday morning in advance of day one of this preliminary hearing, we talked ab
. in colorado following the aurora movie shooting and after sandy hook school shooting there was less interest in buying guns. other democrats say the time to act is now. >> the public will not allow the new normal for mass shootings every month. >> but top republican says there are higher priorities. >> biggest problem right now is spending and debt. that is going to dominate between now and the end of march. none of these issues will have the kind of priority that spending and debt are going to have over the next two to three months. >> aides plan to move forward with his agenda in a timely fashion but leading republicans in the house in addition to spending and debt, jobs are another top priority suggesting the g.o.p. is slamming on the brakes on the gun issue. >> bret: the president and his team gear up for a fight over the newest recruits to the scene. we'll talk about with the fox all-stars when we come back. %. mmmm tasty. and cut! very good. people are always asking me how we make these geico adverts. so we're taking you behind the scenes. this coffee cup, for example, is computer anim
to step up is there. i mean, our phones have been ringing off the hook now for a month after the sandy hook shooting, and it's been incredible the amount of new people that want to engage in this. we're really hopeful and really look forward to tomorrow's meeting with the vice president. >> you've become an activist as a result of this life transforming event, the shooting that you were injured, and were also featured in a documentary that you made about virginia tech. what has changed since the 32 -- it's called "living for 32." of course, the 32 people who died there. what has changed in terms of security, do you think, on campuses like virginia tech? >> i think campus security has made a lot of great improvements as to physically on campus and to how to alert students and faculty as to what's going on campus. unfortunately, we haven't seen that same progress through our gun policy. still 40% of all gun sales in this country go unchecked. i mean, that's just unacceptable. that's just bad public policy. the american people are learning that that's actually the case. i mean, i think mo
many investors are saying... [ all ] i'm with scottrade. >> well, as survivors of superstorm sandy are still cleaning up more than two months after the storm, there's question what to do with some of the debris, including the storm damaged cars, lots of cars, lots of cars. rick leventhal has the details of what may suddenly be the biggest parking lot in riverhead, new york, rick. >> reporter: thousands and thousands of cars and the executive air park closes every winter and typically empty during the long cold months, but not this season because the town of riverhead, which owns this property way out on eastern long island found a way to m of all of this space. leasing the space, the runways and taxi way to insurance auto auctions, inc. filled the airport with thousands of vehicles damaged by hurricane sandy. two runways, 1007 feet long, filled with cars, some of them new, auctioned off online every day and buyers have to be recyclers, rebuilders or dismant dismantlers, licensed and registered with the state and it's paying for every acre using expected to be a total of nearly 3 m
the horror at sandy hook elementary school. she and her husband, mark kelly, spent a day with some of the victims' families. >> first couple we spoke to. the dad took out his cell phone and showed us a picture of his daughter. and i just about lost it. >> reporter: the couple told diane that newtown was their turning point. >> i have a gun. gabby and i are both gun owners. we are strong supporters of the second amendment. but we have to do something to keep the guns from getting into the wrong hands. >> reporter: and this morning -- >> yes, yes. >> reporter: -- on the two-year anniversary of the shooting in tucson, they plan to do something about it. announcing their campaign for responsible changes to gun laws. working with politicians to take high-powered gun lobbyists head-on. they hope to engage the nation in a real discussion about preventing gun violence. >> when it can happen to children in a classroom, it's time to say -- >> enough. >> and they are taking this nationwide. also on the cover of "usa today" this morning. everyone can see more of diane's exclusive interview wit
of superstorm sandy? this station here was totally inundated with water. commuters, riders are hoping for a less eventful tuesday morning than they had monday morning. we're going to show that video again. a malfunctioning escalator inexplicably changes direction mid ride and commuters are totally panicked and freaked out by this. many went with their gut. some tried to walk in the opposite direction, others attempted to jump off because they saw the pileup at the bottom of the escalator. truly frightening moments. listen to some of the people involved in this. >> it was like being on a free fall but with people on it. everyone yelling and everyone started looking worried. >> i jumped on to the side, the gap between the two escalators. i was stuck there for a minute. people were sliding past phaoefplt i could -- past me. people piling up at the bottom. >> six people suffered minor injuries. scrapes, bruises, neck and back pain thankfully. the port authority is investigating what exactly caused this. >>gretchen: thanks. let's go to brian at the desk. >>brian: 16 minutes after the hour. afghan pre
. thousands of vehicles damaged during superstorm sandy are now lining the runways at a long island airport. look how many there are. a company looking to auction all of these off and paying the town of riverhead millions of dollars to store the cars. some residents aren't happy saying they're concerned the damaged cars could leak fuel into the ground water. i'm ainsley earhart and now back to "on the record" with greta. greta. >> this could be a huge blow to the investigation to the benghazi terror attack. tunisian authorities releasing one of the only suspects in custody. you remember in october the 26-year-old tunisian man arrested in an airport at turkey with false papers, extradited from turkey to tunisia in custody. at the time authorities saying they strongly suspected he was involved in the 9/11 attack that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. tunisia charged the man with membership after terrorist organization and only after senator lindsey graham intervened tunisia finally permitted our fbi to question the man, but now, a judge has freed the suspect due
friday where 20 children and six adults died at sandy hook elementary school. >> it brought back a lot of memories about what that was like for us some two years ago today. and you hope that that -- this kind of thing doesn't happen again. you know what? it does happen again. >> woodruff: and gabrielle giffords made her own one-word appeal. >> when it can happen to children in a classroom, it's time to say -- >> enough. >> woodruff: kelly and giffords also announced in "u.s.a. today" that they're launching a political action committee-- americans for responsible solutions. they said they will raise the funds necessary to balance the influence of the gun lobby and will line up squarely behind leaders who will stand up for what's right. to date, the pair complained, congress has done nothing at all despite the string of mass killings. but since newtown, president obama has commissioned vice president biden and an administration task force to find a way forward. biden is meeting this week with various groups, including a representative of the national rifle association. presidential spoke
and invoke sandy hook and features the mother of the youngest victim of the tucson shooting. >> my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for our political leaders. when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? whose child has to die next? to every mother, we cannot wait. >> bloomberg appeared on "morning joe" a few moments ago to talk more about his effort. >> nobody is trying to take away your gun. no one is trying to take away your right to go hunting or target shooting or have protection in your home. simply, trying to have some reasonable things so people aren't killed. >> how successful will victims' groups be at building political pressure? a different way about going about it. passing gun control legislation will be political. by the way, yesterday gun rights groups announced a "gun appreciation day" two days before president's inauguration to turn out in mass at gun shows, ranges and shows from coast to coast. >>> up next, the war over words. chuck hagel's past statements and lack of signatures on things have drawn sharp critic
address in trenton. he talks about hurricane sandy recovery efforts after congress approved insurance paid last week. and on c-span2, supporters and opponents of eminent domain discuss help to distressed homeowners. the event took place early today at the center of american progress, and you can see it at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span2. yesterday, president obama nominated chuck hagel as the defense secretary and john brennan as head of the cia. we will hear more on this as well as foriegn policy changes for the u.s. host: is on the phone with us. josh rogan, let's begin with the nomination of chuck hagel. " -- guest: they traveled to iraq together when president obama was just candidate barack obama. they have a similar world via. he has been serving as the -- on the intelligence advisory board code-share. they get along. he is likely to implement his policies. he has a great personal relationship with him. host: what about the confirmation process for the forming the senator -- for the former senator? there has been a vote count out there the right now there are senators that oppose him. g
in the wake of the massacre at sandy hook elementary. but it did not necessarily leave many with high expectations. businesses that sell a lot of guns like walmart will also be in on some meetings. those groups are more likely to be influenced by the nra since they're making a big profit off those firearms. and they do not want to appear too entrenched in the white house's anti-gun push. >>> walmart says after the shooting, guns are now one of their highest-selling items. while it does want to help the administration, when that starts to contradict with sales that's where the help stops. the nra obviously has a lot of money and therefore a lot of power going into these talks but gabby giffords' new anti-gun group is looking to counteract that. she and her husband mark kelly kick started a campaign this week that they're calling common sense measures to curb gun violence. now, they're hoping to raise $20 million for the 2014 congressional elections. that would match the nra's spending on last year's vote. both giffords and her husband are gun owners and they say while they support seco
christie is back in the news this week focused in on recovery efforts from the superstorm sandy and his leadership in that crisis has revived talk about a possible 2016 presidential run. that's been a hot topic as christie makes the rounds of some of the television talk shows. >> my job is to be governor of new jersey and i think people have seen over time, whether it's working with the president, criticizing my own party, my job is to govern -- the fact of the matter is, everybody has to come to the table of wanting to come to an agreement, ultimately, and that's what we've been doing in new jersey for the past three years. >> we've lost elections two times in a row. we need to do something different. >> chris christie appears on the cover of the new "time" magazine. rick, what made you decide to put governor christie on the cover? >> wolf, he's definitely the man of the hour, as he said. the republicans have lost two times in a row and he's thinking, well maybe i need to run against my fellow republicans in order to become the most popular person in the party. and the larger question
that you get these last minute pieces of legislation like the fiscal cliff deal or the hurricane sandy legislation which are full of tax breaks for puerto rican rum and hollywood and nascar and, you know, limousines and so on and thi only people find out about after the fact because at 12:01 a.m., when the thing already been enacted. this is a lousy way to run the government and the democrats under leader harry reid have on responsible for this and yet you could look long and hard from mainstream media commentary on this. jon: ellen? >> i agree with jim, you know, it has been, this has been let go but let's remember, from 1999 to 2007, there were three times the republicans also didn't pass a budget. would be very interesting to see if there was equal media coverage from that. we didn't go back and take a look at it. but that would be very interesting to take a look at. jon: republicans passed budget on the house side the last two fiscal years. one of them cut $6 trillion in spending from the president's proposed budget. the senate did vote on president obama's budget on may 25th of 20
by that tragedy in sandy hook elementary turn back to sort of the tribalized version of the debate over guns. we've seen that liberals, and you mentioned governor cuomo, you mentioned vice-president biden, attorney general eric holder in the mix, too, making it very plain, making it very clear that they see this as gun control, which haven't had a serious discussion about that in the country, really, in more than a decade, and going back to that issue. then you see the anxiety growing among people who are ardent supporters of the second amendment, that they say, we know what this is, and we're going to stand our ground. so that means that the outlook for what we thought we might have once had, which was a chance to do something quickly and do something with broad national support, is fading. >> megyn: how could they get broad national support on any legislation that cracks down on gun rights? i mean, the majority of this country wants a robust interpretation of the second amendment and you know, those polls moved around a little bit in the wake of the newtown, connecticut school shooting, but th
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